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Coronavirus: Travel ban to be lifted in Scotland from Friday – STV News

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The SNP is pledging to scrap charges for practical lessons in schools, and help for poorer children with the cost of class trips. Education secretary John Swinney will also promise if the SNP is re-elected to power next month it will increase the grant disadvantaged families get to help with the cost of buying uniforms. Swinney will say the SNP is “absolutely committed to tearing down the barriers to education that still exist, and ensuring all children can get the best start in life”. At the moment charges can be imposed in subjects such as art and design, music, home […]

Ontario man’s coronavirus infection required double lung transplant | CBC News

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Timothy Sauvé was brushing his teeth one morning in December when he was hit by a dizzy spell that knocked him off his feet.    The 61-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., didn’t expect that to be the first sign of a coronavirus infection. But within days he had developed a fever, experienced breathlessness in his sleep, and was rushed to hospital with a deteriorating condition that eventually required a double lung transplant. Sauvé, a healthy, physically fit man before he contracted the virus, saw the infection wreak havoc on his lungs over his two-month stay in the intensive care units of two […]

Arclight Cinemas, Pacific Theatres Will Close Down Due to Coronavirus – Variety

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Arclight Cinemas and Pacific Theatres will close down, a victim of the coronavirus pandemic that brought moviegoing to a standstill. The news comes as things were beginning to look up for the hard-hit exhibition industry and serves as a reminder of the economic devastation wrought by a public health crisis that upended cultural life. “After shutting our doors more than a year ago, today we must share the difficult and sad news that Pacific will not be reopening its ArcLight Cinemas and Pacific Theatres locations,” the company said in a statement. “This was not the outcome anyone wanted, but despite […]

Covid 19 coronavirus: Ministry of Health update on cases, Auckland MIQ worker – NZ Herald

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There are six new cases of Covid-19 – five of them from India – in managed isolation, the Ministry of Health says. There are no new community cases after yesterday’s announcement that an MIQ security guard had tested postitive. Ten close contacts of the Grand Millennium worker have been identified, the ministry said. All have been contacted and are self isolating. Five have returned negative test results and others are still waiting on results. Auckland public health officials have carried out scoping interviews with the guard to determine any locations of interest. At this stage, the health ministry has not […]

Latest coronavirus infection rates for Greater Manchester as cases nearly halved in several boroughs – Manchester Evening News

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Don’t miss a thing by getting the latest from the Manchester Evening News sent direct to your inbox When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy notice Coronavirus infection rates continue to plummet across Greater Manchester – with several boroughs seeing cases nearly halved week-on-week. The average infection rate across the region is now […]

Montreal hospital confirms 16-year-old dead due to coronavirus | CTV News

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MONTREAL — The Ste-Justine Hospital in Montreal confirmed Wednesday that a 16-year-old has died of COVID-19. The hospital told CTV News the death happened on April 3, but did not release any further details. In a statement, hospital spokesperson Florence Meney said that generally speaking, “people who die at a young age of COVID-19 are generally people who have major comorbidities.” Meney said she was unable to provide further details about the youth’s death due to privacy concerns.  The teen is believed to be the youngest person to die of COVID-19 in Quebec. Last August, the virus claimed the life […]

Ontario issues new month-long coronavirus stay at home order as cases surge | CP24.com

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The Ford government has issued another stay-at-home order amid surging COVID-19 cases and will also order the closure of all non-essential retail outlets for in-person shopping. The order will take effect at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday and will be accompanied by Ontario’s third state of emergency declaration since the beginning of the pandemic. It is expected to remain in effect for at least four weeks and Premier Doug Ford says that he is hopeful that by the time it is lifted approximately 40 per cent of Ontario adults will have had at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, perhaps representing […]

COVID vaccine: How long will coronavirus vaccines protect people? – ABC11 Raleigh-Durham

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Doctors are worried that coronavirus may end up being like influenza, which requires a new vaccine every year both because the circulating strains mutate fast and because immunity from the vaccine wears off quickly. This content was originally published here.

Coronavirus lockdown in France send Parisians flocking to the River Seine – ABC News

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As sunshine radiates across Paris, locals have flocked to the River Seine despite another nationwide COVID-19 lockdown in France. Key points: Since Sunday, only businesses deemed essential by the government have been allowed to remain open. Restaurants, clothing stores and cinemas have all been forced to close. A 7:00pm curfew has been imposed across the country for the past two weeks. People are allowed to go out in a 10-kilometre radius from their homes without needing a permission slip. Beyond that limit, people are only allowed to move for imperious reasons, including professional travel, medical care or buying basic necessities among […]

New business opens in Struthers amid coronavirus pandemic

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Owner Delani Rae Haas named the shop Twisted Scizzorz, a spin on the name of the band Twisted Sister, because of her love of 1980’s hair metal music. Haas says the shop does more than just haircuts, including custom hair color, lash and hair extensions, makeup and more. She said the location is close to home and is happy to be apart of the new businesses moving into the Struthers area. A unique program at Twisted Scizzorz is the ‘I got your six’ program, where Haas offers $6 haircuts to law enforcement, firefighters, EMTs, veterans and military personnel. This content […]